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Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing DShowRdpFilter.dll files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent DShowRdpFilter.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

DShowRdpFilter.dll file Dynamic Link Library. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of DShowRdpFilter.dll related errors on your device. You can also download DShowRdpFilter.dll file compatible with Windows 7, Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 7, Windows 7

File info

General information
Filename DShowRdpFilter.dll
File extension DLL
Type Dynamic Link Library
Description Dynamic Link Library
Program Windows 7
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 7
File size 252928
Oldest file 2010-11-21
Latest file 2010-11-21

There are various types of errors related to DShowRdpFilter.dll file. DShowRdpFilter.dll file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to DShowRdpFilter.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • DShowRdpFilter.dll is corrupted
  • DShowRdpFilter.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - DShowRdpFilter.dll
  • DShowRdpFilter.dll file error
  • DShowRdpFilter.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register DShowRdpFilter.dll file:
  • DShowRdpFilter.dll file could not be loaded
  • DShowRdpFilter.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because DShowRdpFilter.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to DShowRdpFilter.dll can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing DShowRdpFilter.dll file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

DShowRdpFilter.dll file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with DShowRdpFilter.dll file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to DShowRdpFilter.dll file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of DShowRdpFilter.dll or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to DShowRdpFilter.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the DShowRdpFilter.dll file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the DShowRdpFilter.dll file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the DShowRdpFilter.dll file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace DShowRdpFilter.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace DShowRdpFilter.dll file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded DShowRdpFilter.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of DShowRdpFilter.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\

If the steps did not solve your DShowRdpFilter.dll file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename DShowRdpFilter.dll
System Windows 7
File size 252928 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 c9fb8c3d650ef8bd76865ec20a19a5bc
SHA1 1cd760faf1c915dd6e24dfbcfab4f847e5751ef5
SHA256 704fe71ddf8c67d7e954743590761a550e04af82798517600d1a2d5858dc6a8d
CRC32 c5630348
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename DShowRdpFilter.dll
System Windows 7
File size 281600 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 dd72849fe94e6f49732e1e9a6484fbaf
SHA1 ca3f3b691fccac0316d646f74c8cae4533efa912
SHA256 77a4d1c4b5ae7a3f2729ae248db0544f03424e8c280bd1fd5367bf6fc4aa03f4
CRC32 7a7f9032
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\